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Congratulations to the 2019-2020 Omar K. Carrion Award Winners


Please join us in congratulating this year's Omar K. Carrion Award winner and runner-up: Gabriela Avila Valbuena and Justin Raymond Hernandez!

Fall 2019 Advising Hours


Advising for students currently pursuing or interested in a degree, minor or certificate in Asian Studies is available by appointment during the hours listed below. To schedule and appointment, please call (305)348-1914 or email

Asian Studies Alumni Receives Fellowship from Miami Foundation


We are proud to announce that Jane Marie Russell, an FIU Asian Studies MA alumni, has been selected for a prestigious fellowship form the Miami Foundation. She now works at Univision Communications, Inc. as in-house counsel. "A Miami native, she is committed to making Greater Miami a better place to live, work, and thrive, especially in the areas of childhood literacy and environmental resilience."

Upcoming Events

Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (JLPT)

08/26/2019 11:00 AM

The 2019 JLPT will be taking place Sunday, December 1st, 2019 at FIU. For those interested, registration begins Monday, August 26, 2019 and ends Monday, September 30, 2019. To register, please visit

JET Program Info Session

09/25/2019 09:00 AM

The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program offers students an opportunity to teach English in Japan. Erin Carney, JET Program Coordinator, will be leading an Info Session at FIU.

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Asian Studies Program
Florida International University
Modesto A. Maidique Campus
SIPA Building, Room 505
11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199
Phone: 305-348-1914
Fax: 305-348-6586

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